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Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: March 15, 2007 at 17:03:55
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is.  I have no further info, but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:
Vern D
Transcribed by Dee Sardoch
Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>Saturday, 18 Jan 1862<<

THE FLOOD in WASHOE -- A telegram to the bay papers of Thursday says:
Carson City, N.T., Jan. 14 -- The last flood in this valley did not
damage Carson City. Dutch Nick's, 3 miles below here on Carson river,
was 8 feet under water, damaging furniture, etc. H. KINNEY's Hotel
was damaged $4000. SMITH & KEYS and ASHE's saw mills, at the foot of the mountains, were swept away. The Ophir Works are safe. Nearly all the hay in the valley is swept away. It is now worth $100 per ton.

A man named TOLLS was drowned in Carson river.

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